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$15.5M to push Pebble over EIS finish line

North of 60 Mining News – December 20, 2019

 

Last updated 9/26/2020 at 11:32am

Pebble Limited Partnership

Workers returning to camp trek across the world-class Pebble copper-gold-molybdenum deposit in Southwest Alaska. Despite the unassuming topography, this project has received strong opposition from conservationists worried that a mine could affect salmon habitat in the Bristol Bay region.

Northern Dynasty Minerals Ltd. Dec. 18 announced that it has raised US$15.5 million, which it will use to continue to advance permitting and outreach at its Pebble copper-gold-molybdenum mine project in Southwest Alaska.

The Pebble project is nearing a final decision on an environmental impact statement (EIS) for the proposed mine. The EIS is a lengthy process under the federal National Environ...



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